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locker room

n.
A room furnished with lockers, as in a gymnasium, school, or workplace, used as a place in which to change clothes and store equipment.
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lock′er room`


n.
a room containing lockers, as in a gymnasium, factory, or school, for changing clothes and storing belongings.

lock′er-room`



adj.
of, characteristic of, or suitable to conversation in a locker room; earthy or bawdy: locker-room humor.
[1945–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locker room - a room (as at an athletic facility or workplace) where you can change clothes and which contains lockers for the temporary storage of your clothing and personal possessionslocker room - a room (as at an athletic facility or workplace) where you can change clothes and which contains lockers for the temporary storage of your clothing and personal possessions
athletic facility - a facility for athletic events
locker, storage locker, cabinet - a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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Translations
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locker room

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locker room

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